Southern Speak - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

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Correctly identify the meaning of words like crawdad, buggy, clicker, Lagniappe , over yonder, and more!

 Apr 11, 2018

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Do you know what a crawdad is?
A type of spider with a mouth too small to bite humans
A type of beer that your daddy drinks
A small crab type animal that lives in creeks

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When do you use the phrase "Bless your heart"?
when the person is sick
When you're slightly exasperated with the person
When you feel sorry for that person

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What would you say if you're going to do something but you don't want to start just yet?
Gonna start it soon
If I Had My Druthers
Fixin' To

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What do you push that holds food at grocery stores?
Wheeler
Buggy
Shopping Cart

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How much is a "Hill of Beans" worth?
A whole lot
It's barely worth anything
It means sentimental value

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How far away is "Over Yonder"?
It always means different distances
About 3 hills
About two cornfields

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How do you describe someone who is very angry?
Madder Than a Wet Hen
Madder than the Mad Hatter
Madder than the tornado's eye

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How long will something take if it'll take "'Til the Cows Come Home"?
A couple hours
All day
Over a week

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What fruit goes in this saying, "She's as pretty as a _________"?
Pear
Plum
Peach

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What is "Lagniappe"?
A little bit of something extra
A type of musical instrument
A mix of a lasagna and a casserole

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Sweeper is another word for...
Mop
Broom
Vacuum

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If someone is extremely slow, they are "Slow as __________"
syrup
the sunrise
molasses

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If someone is "Too big for their britches", what are they?
Arrogant
Fat
Famous

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How would a southerner describe a situation that is deteriorating easily, rapidly, beyond hope?
Goin’ to hell in a hand basket
Worn slap out
Cotton pickin’ minute

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What meal do you eat at the end of the day?
Brunch
Supper
Dinner

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What word replaces swear?
declare
sowear
suwanne

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When is the phrase, "Up and at 'em!" used?
Any time people are going slow
In the morning to get out of bed
During a sports competition

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What is a cover-up word that can be used to describe any part of the human anatomy, especially the heart or throat?
Clodhopper
Dohickey
Gizzard

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If something "don't hold water" it...
has a hole in it
is broken
doesn't make sense

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What is another phrase for a young person?
Younger than a clock
Knee high to a bullfrog/grasshopper
Younger than a dead pig in the sunshine

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"Playin' possum" means...
playing dumb
pretending to be asleep
playing hooky

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What would you call someone dirty and disreputable?
Ragamuffin
Little miss priss
Stinks to high heavens
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